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Baked Chickpeas and Mackerel Patties

Baked Chickpeas and Mackerel Patties is a make-ahead breakfast. It's a high-protein and high-fiber dish packed with nutrients and flavors. This is best serve with steamed rice or fried rice and ketchup. This is really very healthy and a satisfying breakfast meal.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Filpino
Servings 5 people
Calories 220 kcal


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  • 2 15 oz cans Mackerel removed the large bones from center of mackerel
  • 1 15 oz Chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes in tomato juice drained
  • 1 tbsp olive oil cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 5 pcs. eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 bunch green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 red onion cut into a big chunks
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp bay seasoning optional
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven at 375°F
  • In a large bowl, place the mackerel and flake the meat.
  • Pulse the chickpeas in the food processor, add olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Pour the blended chickpeas on top of the prepared mackerel.
  • Pulse the chunks of onion in the food processor, then pour them in the same bowl with the chickpeas and mackerel. Repeat this step for the green onions.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, eggs and the remaining ingredients into the mixture. Mix all together until everything is incorporated.
  • Using a 1/3 measuring cup, scoop the mixture on parchment lined baking sheet and press down lightly to form in a patty.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, flip over and bake for additional 15 minutes.
  • Best serve with steamed rice or friend rice and with ketchup.



 You can also freeze them, when they are completely cool and wrap them up individually in plastic wrap and put them in a freezer bag. Store in the freezer for up to 2 to 3 months. Let it thaw in the refrigerator overnight. To reheat, unwrap the patties from the plastic wrap and warm the patties in the microwave for 1 minute or until warmed through the center.
Keyword High protein and High Fiber Breakfast, make-ahead breakfast